Tue, 25 September 2018
Alex London--author of the Proxy Series, the Wild Ones series, and more, about his new young adult novel, BLACK WINGS BEATING--talks about the patriarchal influence on narrative structure, considering queer heroism, being terrified of coming back to YA, and why Jonathan Franzen owes him a thank you note.
Alex London Show Notes
Mary Fran Rash, Owner of Main Street Books in St. Charles, MO
Tue, 18 September 2018
Sara Farizan, author of IF YOU COULD BE MINE and TELL ME AGAIN HOW A CRUSH SHOULD FEEL, talks about her newest novel, HERE TO STAY, out now! Sara talks about love as a human rights issue, writing action sequences, and why she chose not to write in Charles Barkley’s voice.
Sara Farizan Show Notes
The Office (TV show)
Books, Inc. (bookstore in SF)
Reggie Miller (former NBA player and commentator)
Kevin Harlan (NBA commentator)
Stephen Curry (NBA player)
Charles Barkley (NBA player)
Tue, 11 September 2018
Nova Ren Suma, New York Times bestselling author of The Walls Around Us, Imaginary Girls, and more, talks about her newest novel, A Room Away From the Wolves, out now! Nova shares what she learned from ghostwriting, talks about finding New York through the myths of her mother, and talks about discovering her strange self.
Nova Ren Suma show notes
Micol Ostow (author)
Good Morning Midnight by Jean Rhys
Yaddo (artist’s colony)
Poets & Writers magazine
Tue, 4 September 2018
Courtney Summers, author of many books including CRACKED UP TO BE, THIS IS NOT A TEST, ALL THE RAGE, and her newest novel which comes out today, SADIE, talks about not wanting to do a book a year again, seeing her career shift 10 years in, how she thinks about her abrupt endings, sticking with the heart of the novel, and podcasts.
Courtney Summers 2.0 Show Notes
Hear Courtney’s first First Draft interview (with bonus Veronica Roth) here!
S Town (podcast)
Emily Hainsworth (author)